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I have yet to hear a console player (who doesn't also game with their PC) complain about their console.
same. (besides getting the RRoD) lol
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But it's PCWorld
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Gaming is not a sport but I do find it crazy how some players rack up 100's of thousands over the 1-10 years.
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I didn't really find it funny because it just screams "troll article."

The one that really bothers me though is #3. That really is a point that is thrown around all the time when it comes to arguments over why it is or isn't economically sound to game on a PC. People don't take into account that they already probably own a $500ish mediocre computer at home, plus a game console on top of that. Plenty of us have both consoles and gaming PC's too though.. :V
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Criticizing PC Gamers as not caring about gameplay because we would rather be tweaking our machines? Give me a break. I feel like there is a bigger Indie market on the PC than on consoles. Why? Probably because the gameplay mechanics are solid and the games themselves are incredibly fun, and usually cheaper.

I mean, look at Minecraft. Looks a lot better than Metro 2033, doesn't it? Gameplay> graphics.
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most journalists just love to spin their own biased yarns (like this one), glad i only subjected myself to 20% of it.
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i am a pc gamer. and some of those arguments are valid. especially the one about folks spending more time running benchmarks than actually playing games. many posts on this site are a prime example.

unless i am trying to fix a problem i bench my machines by playing challenging games. not by running prime for days on end.

and please don't get me started on how folks think that unless you are running 60 fps you are not doing it right.
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Let'em hate. I'm just gonna drop this here for a bit:




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i am a pc gamer. and some of those arguments are valid. especially the one about folks spending more time running benchmarks than actually playing games. many posts on this site are a prime example.
This site is overclocker.net, not PCgamer.net. Just because you have a high end PC it doesn't mean its sole purpose is gaming.
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Someone is jealous of being beat at FPS's and everything else by PC gamers.
prime example. fps doesn't matter as long as gameplay is smooth. fps only matters to benchmark gamers.

who cares how many fps someone has as long as the gameplay is smooth.
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This site is overclocker.net, not PCgamer.net. Just because you have a high end PC it doesn't mean its sole purpose is gaming.
i agree that this is overclocker.net. but who gives a crap about how well you bench. did you build your computer with benching in mind? i for damn sure did not build a computer to bench at all. i only bench to baseline and problem solve.

and my rig is for much more than gaming. *** not saying i have a high end rig. ***
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